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Comic Illustration with a Difference
Hello!, I’m Laura and I am the founder of Make Me A Comic.
Make Me A Comic came about through my love of drawing, telling stories and making people laugh. I mean who doesn’t love a good story and who doesn’t just LOVE telling their good story!
I’ve always loved drawing, I could draw before I could walk (no jokes you can ask my Mother!), always favouring cartoons over realism. Quentin Blake the illustrator of all of Roald Dahl’s books was my childhood hero – and the reason why I have re-read Dahl’s books again and again. I studied art all through school and have a BA Honours degree in Illustration. I have held solo art shows, curated in a gallery, illustrated kid’s books, taught life drawing and painted public murals.
The comics started off as something fun that I did for family and friends for birthdays, I always loved how much thought and detail you could put into them – it’s those teeny tiny details which makes the recipient go WOW!
Over the years I started to take it a bit more seriously, I started with an Etsy store and then started showcasing my comics at various artisan markets – it was then that I understood that I was on to something really special. People were in awe of what I could create, everyone wanted their story told in a comic!
As the business grew and I needed a team I realised that I was in a position whereby I could offer highly skilled artists from less privileged countries and backgrounds an opportunity to work and earn money in a field that they love. Majic and Tor both come from the Philippine’s, their city is regularly ravaged by huge hurricanes often resulting in their family home being unliveable. The money they earn from your comics keeps their family above the poverty line and a roof over their head.
As my team grows I would like to reach out to other countries, going their personally to source underprivileged people with great drawing skills. Doesn’t it feel good to know that around 50% of your money is going directly to those who really need it?
Majic is best known for his comic illustration that bears an uncanny likeness to the subject. Majic’s award-winning style and glowing respect in the comic world has earned him projects at Warner Bros, and has been part of the Make Me a Comic team for five years. Majic lives and breathes comics and is constantly striving for perfection with his incredible art.
Tor’s been part of the team for over a year now, and his distinct use of vibrant colour has made him a fan favourite. Tor never seems to stop and is always contributing work for exhibitions in his home country and painting murals for public spaces. His work has been featured by Kodak, Qatar and McDonald’s.
If you want your comic bursting with colour, then Tor’s your guy.
Our goal is to tell as many stories as we can through comics, taking your
memories and bringing them to life in a custom comic strip.
Hello!, I’m Laura and I am the founder of Make Me A Comic.Make Me A Comic came about through my love of drawing, telling stories and making people laugh. I mean who doesn’t love a good story and who doesn’t just LOVE telling their good story!
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